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Joseph Matthews

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited31 Dec 2003
Birth*circa 1750Joseph was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Joseph served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Joseph Matthews, a soldier in the Militia..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Bartholomew (of Jon.) Mears1

M, b. 12 March 1757, d. 18 December 1823
FatherJonathan Mears (Guilford) b. c 1725, d. b 29 Feb 1796
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited6 Jun 2010
Birth*12 March 1757Bartholomew was born on 12 March 1757 at Accomack Co, VA.2,3 
Marriagecirca 1774He married Jaquet 'Jaca' Hinman, daughter of Bayly Hinman and Ann Young, circa 1774.4 
Rev War Veteran*1775Bartholomew served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Bartholomew Mears, a gunner in the Navy..5 
Marriage*31 August 1795He married Rebecca Byrd, daughter of Solomon Byrd Sr. and Ann Bull, on 31 August 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as only as Bartholomew Mears and she as Rebecca Bird. No other information was given..6 
Will - Father's*2 February 1796Bartholomew was named in his father's will on 2 February 1796 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Administrator*30 January 1797Bartholomew was named as administrator of an estate on 30 January 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Bartholomew Mears & Jonathan Mears were named to settle the estate of Robert Mears. Richard Sparrow was the security..7 
Marriage29 May 1805He married Elizabeth 'Betsy' Copes, daughter of Charles Copes Sr. and (-----) (-----), on 29 May 1805 at Accomack Co, VA. Richard Sparrow was the security on the M.L.B. of Bartholomew Mears and Elizabeth Copes..6 
Will - Brother's*1 December 1810Bartholomew was named in his brother's will on 1 December 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a brother in the will of Jonathan Mears. He was to act as guardian for Jonathan's son Thomas A. Mears..8 
Will*7 January 1819He made a will on 7 January 1819 at Accomack Co, VA. To son David Mears, daughter Comfort Shreaves & daughter Betsy Silverthorn all my marsh & land I bought of Thomas Ames. My Negro Rachel to be sold by her choosing her master. To son Samuel Mears my Negro woman Mat & all her increase & my wife is to have no thirds of Samuel Mears' Negroes. To son Jonathan W. Mears my Negro girl Leah & her increase. To son Henry Mears my Negro girl Susey & 100 acres that I bought of Capt. William Watts & if Henry does not arrive to age 21 or have issue, then to son Jonathan W. Mears & if Jonathan dies before he arrive to age 21 or has issue, then to son Samuel Mears. To sons Jonathan & Henry ... To son Jonathan W. Mears $80 in lieu of a colt left as a legacy by his uncle Jonathan Mears which was given before his death. To my 3 eldest children ... To son Daivd ... To my 3 youngest children ... Residue to my 6 children. Capt. Thorogood Taylor & his father Crippen Taylor & William Thornington & Southey Northam to appraise my estate. My friends David Mears & Thomas Shreaves Extrs. This will is to remain in Henry White's hands until it comes to the clerk's table. Witt: Maddox Fisher, Henry Young & Joseph Riggs..9 
Death*18 December 1823Bartholomew died on 18 December 1823 at age 66. There was an order to inventory his estate on 29 Sep 1823 so perhaps his tombstone reading was in error..10 
BurialHis body was interred at Rayfield Cem, Bloxom, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as Bartholomew Mears, 12 Mar 1757 - 18 Dec 1823, died at age 65 years, 9 months & 4 days..2 
Probate*29 December 1823Bartholomew's will was probated on 29 December 1823 at Accomack Co, VA. Henry Young, Thomas Hickman & James Bloxom securities..9 
Est settm't*28 February 1825Bartholomew estate was settled on 28 February 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. 29 Sep 1823 (Order to Invy), 13 & 14 Jan 1824 (Invy & Sale), 19 & 28 Feb 1825 (Audit & Rec'd) - The widow is a buyer. Legacy to Samuel Mears Negro woman Martha & all increase, George & John. Legacy to Jonathan Mears Negro girl Leah & her increase. Legacy to Henry Mears Negro Sucky. A legacy to David Mears & 2 sisters. Appraisers: Thorowgood Taylor, Crippen Taylor & Southey Northam. Black woman Rachel. David Mears & Thomas Shreaves Extrs. Auditors: Erastus Poulson & William Nock of Z..10 

Family 1

Jaquet 'Jaca' Hinman b. c 1752
Marriagecirca 1774He married Jaquet 'Jaca' Hinman, daughter of Bayly Hinman and Ann Young, circa 1774.4 
Children 1.Samuel Mears b. c 1780, d. Apr 1850
 2.Comfort Mears b. c 1788
 3.David Mears+ b. c 1790, d. Aug 1852
 4.Elizabeth 'Betsy' Mears+ b. c 1790

Family 2

Rebecca Byrd b. c 1760
Marriage*31 August 1795He married Rebecca Byrd, daughter of Solomon Byrd Sr. and Ann Bull, on 31 August 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as only as Bartholomew Mears and she as Rebecca Bird. No other information was given..6 

Family 3

Elizabeth 'Betsy' Copes b. 22 Nov 1769, d. c 1843
Marriage29 May 1805He married Elizabeth 'Betsy' Copes, daughter of Charles Copes Sr. and (-----) (-----), on 29 May 1805 at Accomack Co, VA. Richard Sparrow was the security on the M.L.B. of Bartholomew Mears and Elizabeth Copes..6 
Children 1.Capt. Jonathan W. (of Barth) Mears Sr.+ b. 15 Jan 1808, d. 14 Jul 1897
 2.Henry Mears+ b. 7 Aug 1809, d. 21 May 1882

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 432 (will of Jonathan Mears, Guilford).
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S2007] Lyon Gardner Tyler (Editor), Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, p. 949-950 (ancestors of George Conquest Anthony, D.D.S.).
  4. [S496] Barbara Massey Horsman, Massey Family of Worcester County, Maryland.
  5. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  6. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  7. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 437 (adm. of Robert Mears).
  8. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 369 (will of Jonathan Mears, brother Bartholomew).
  9. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 365 (will of Bartholomew Mears).
  10. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 365 (settlement of Bartholomew Mears).

Southy (of Thos) Mears1

M, b. circa 1730, d. March 1781
FatherThomas Mears b. c 1695, d. Mar 1775
MotherPeggy (-----) b. c 1700
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited8 Aug 2006
Birth*circa 1730Southy was born circa 1730 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*28 March 1775Southy was named in his father's will on 28 March 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Southy Meers, heir at law, at the probate of the estate of Thomas Meers..1 
Death*March 1781Southy died in March 1781 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Admin of estate*27 March 1781Administration of Southy's estate was filed on 27 March 1781 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that William Taylor was named to settle the estate of Southy Mears. Argol Kellam, Sr. was the security.2 

Family

Children 1.Covington Mears+ b. c 1760, d. Jan 1797
 2.Thomas Mears b. c 1770, d. Dec 1800
 3.Jonathan (of Southy) Mears b. c 1775, d. Dec 1802

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 284 (will of Thomas Meers, son Southy).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 321 (adm. of Southy Mears).

Levin Melson1

M, b. circa 1754, d. before 29 June 1795
FatherIsaac Melson (s/o Joseph) b. c 1714, d. b 1 Jun 1785
MotherRachel (-----) b. c 1735
Last Edited20 Aug 2013
Birth*circa 1754Levin was born circa 1754 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Levin served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Levin Melson, a carpenter in the Navy..2 
Marriage*circa 1776He married Nanny Wyatt, daughter of William Wyatt Sr. and Susannah Kendall (Kendall?), circa 1776.3 
Marriage*circa 1779Levin Melson married Ann 'Nanny' Milliner, daughter of Henry Milliner and Naomi 'Amy' Bunting, circa 1779.4 
Rev War Pub Ser*1781Levin was paid for public service during the Revolutionary War in 1781 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Levin Melson on a list found in the Archives of the Virginia State Library of Accomack County people who were paid for public service from 1781 to 1783..2 
Will - Father's*5 June 1784Levin was named in his father's will on 5 June 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son Levin Melson in the will of Isaac Melson, wife no name..1 
Will*31 March 1795Levin made a will on 31 March 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. To wife Nanny Melson whole estate during her widow To son Noah Wyatt Melson a small piece of land adjcent Tully Lillaston, to include the house where Rachel Melson now lives. Rest of my land to my son James Milliner. Bal. of estate to son Noah Wyatt Miliner & my daughter Amey Melson, Bridget Melson & Rachel Melson. Wife Nanny Exec. - Witt: Southy Satchell, Susanna Lilleston, Jacob Lillaston.5 
Death*before 29 June 1795Levin died before 29 June 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated and it was also on this date that administration on the estate of Levin Melson was granted to Nanny Melson with Major Guy & Benjamin Burton securities..6,5 
Anecdote*27 September 1830 On 27 Sep 1830 it was ordered that James Melson, Levin Lewis, Nancy White, Henry Melson, Cassey Melson, Samuel Melson and Thomas Melson are the heirs at law of Levin Melson, dec'd, who was a carpenter in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War. The said James Melson being a son of said Levin Melson; the said Levin Lewis being the only child of Bridget Lewis, dec'd, formerly Bridget Melson, a daughter of said Levin Melson dec'd and the said Nancy White being the only child of Amey White dec'd formerly Amey Melson, a duaghter of said Levin Melson dec'd and the said Henry, Cassey, Samuel and Thomas Melson being the only children of Noah Melson dec'd who was a son of said Levin Melson dec'd.7 

Family 1

Nanny Wyatt b. c 1748
Marriage*circa 1776He married Nanny Wyatt, daughter of William Wyatt Sr. and Susannah Kendall (Kendall?), circa 1776.3 
Child 1.Noah Wyatt Melson+ b. c 1776, d. b 11 Aug 1831

Family 2

Ann 'Nanny' Milliner b. c 1756
Marriage*circa 1779Levin Melson married Ann 'Nanny' Milliner, daughter of Henry Milliner and Naomi 'Amy' Bunting, circa 1779.4 
Children 1.James Milliner Melson Jr.+ b. 1779, d. b 28 Feb 1842
 2.Rachel Melson b. c 1782, d. b 30 Nov 1819
 3.Amey Melson+ b. c 1785
 4.Bridget Melson+ b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 355 (will of Isaac Melson, wife no name).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 428 (will of Levin Melson, wife Nanny).
  4. [S2061] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, District Court Wills & Deeds, 1789-1799, p. 299-301 (Deed from Smith Milliner & Nancy his wife & others to John Welburn).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 428 (will of Levin Melson, wife Nanny Melson).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 413 (adm of Levin Melson).
  7. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 16 (heirs of Levin Melson, dec'd, a carpenter in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War).

Robert Mendom

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited31 Dec 2003
Birth*circa 1750Robert was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Robert served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Robert Mendom, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

George Metcalf

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited31 Dec 2003
Birth*circa 1750George was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775George served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as George Metcalf, a quatermaster in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Thomas Metcalf1

M, b. circa 1760, d. before 19 October 1803
FatherThomas Metcalf b. c 1722, d. b 30 Jul 1771
MotherElizabeth (-----) b. c 1735
Last Edited23 Nov 2014
Birth*circa 1760Thomas was born circa 1760 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*29 December 1770Thomas was named in his father's will on 29 December 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son Thomas (under age) in the will of Thomas Metcalf, wife Elizabeth..1 
Rev War Veteran*1775Thomas served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thomas Metcalf, a soldier in the Army..2 
Will*21 May 1803He made a will on 21 May 1803 at Accomack Co, VA. To James Ross, the son of Betsy Ross dec'd, my Negro man Jacob ... 2 chests that were his mother's ... & my fiddle. To my daughter Polly Metcalf the remainder of my personal estate upon condition that she school & maintain James Ross as to give him a common English education until he is of sufficient age to be bind out & then for him to be bound out & no further charge to her & if Polly dies without issue, then to James Ross. Friend Edmund Bayly Extr. Witt: Ebern Bird, Parker Copes & Samuel Barnes..3,4 
Death*before 19 October 1803Thomas died before 19 October 1803 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved. Thomas Bayly Sr. security..4 
Anecdote*2 September 1807 On 2 Sep 1807 Isaac Dix was named a representative of Thomas Metcalf and Walter Metcalf.5 

Family

Children 1.Elizabeth 'Betsy' Metcalf+ b. c 1780, d. b 21 May 1803
 2.Polly Metcalf+ b. c 1782, d. b 1822

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 255 (will of Thomas Metcalf, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  3. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 378 (will of Thomas Metcalf).
  5. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 6.

William Miles

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750William was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Miles, a seaman in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Sgt. Henry Milliner

M, b. circa 1750
FatherHenry Milliner1 b. c 1720, d. 25 Jun 1771
MotherNaomi 'Amy' Bunting1 b. c 1725, d. b 1 Jul 1779
Last Edited3 Sep 2014
Birth*circa 1750Henry was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*22 November 1770Henry was named in his father's will on 22 November 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Henry Milner in the will of Henry Milner, wife Neomi.1 
Rev War Veteran*1775Henry served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Henry Milliner, a Sergeant in the Army..2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 255 (will of Henry Milner, wife Neomi).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Lt. Robert Milliner1

M, b. circa 1750, d. between April 1781 and August 1781
FatherHenry Milliner2 b. c 1720, d. 25 Jun 1771
MotherNaomi 'Amy' Bunting b. c 1725, d. b 1 Jul 1779
Last Edited3 Sep 2014
Birth*circa 1750Robert was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*22 November 1770Robert was named in his father's will on 22 November 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as sonRobert Milner in the will of Henry Milner, wife Neomi.2 
Rev War Veteran*1775Robert served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Robert Milliner, a Boatswain in the Navy..3 
Will - Mother's*25 October 1778Robert was named in his mother's will on 25 October 1778 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son Robert in the will of Amey Milliner..4 
Will*circa 1781Robert made a will circa 1781. To brother William Millener my land. To brother Southy Millener. To brother Smith Millener. William & Smith Millener Exrs. Witt: William Arbuckle, John Bagwell, George Monger, Israel Watson, Levin Prewit.5 
Death*between April 1781 and August 1781Robert died between April 1781 and August 1781 at Accomack Co, VA. His will was probated between Apr & Aug 1781..1 
Anecdote*27 September 1830 On 27 Sep 1830 it was recorded that Smith, John, Southy, Thomas, Tabitha and Anna Maria Milliner and Susanna Hurst, wife of Thomas Hurst, Polly Carey, wife of Samuel S. Carey, Nancy Milliner, devisee of James Milliner, Richard, William, James, Henry Catherine and Tabitha Drummond, William Dunton and John Dunton are heirs at law of Robert Milliner dec'd, formerly Lieut. in the Virginia State Navy in the Rev. War. The said Smith, John, Southy, Thomas, Tabitha and Anna Maria Milliner, James Milliner, Polly Carey, Susanna Hurst being children of Smith Milliner dec'd, who was the eldest brother of the said Robert Milliner dec'd, who died before 1 Jan 1787, and the said Richard, William, James, Henry, Catharine and Tabitha Drummond being the children of Catherine Drummond dec'd, daughter of said Smith Milliner dec'd, and the said William Dunton and John Dunton being the children of Elizabeth Dunton dec'd, who was a daughter of said Smith Milliner dec'd.1 

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 16 (heirs of Robert Milliner dec'd, formerly a Lieutant in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 255 (will of Henry Milner, wife Neomi).
  3. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800.
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 330 (will of Robert Millener).

John Moore

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750John was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775John served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Moore, a Sailing Master in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Levi Moore

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Levi was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Levi served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Levi Moon (sic), a Corporal in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Thomas Moore

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Thomas was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Thomas served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thomas Moore, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

David Murray

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750David was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775David served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as David Murray, a Master's Mate in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

William Massey

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750William was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Massey, a fifer in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

James Nelson

M, b. circa 1752
FatherJohn (of Jno Sr) Nelson Jr.1 b. c 1725, d. c 1765
MotherMary Ayres (Ayres?)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited11 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1752James was born circa 1752 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1775He married (-----) (of Solomon) Russell, daughter of Solomon Russell and Mary (-----), circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Rev War Veteran*1775James served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as James Nelson, a soldier in the Army..3 
Will - Father-in-law*13 July 1777James was named in his father-in-law's will on 13 July 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Solomon Russell, wife Mary, named sons George Russell & Solomon Russell and daughters Jemimea & Mary Russell & James Nelson. Sons George & Solomon Russell, William Young, Jr. & Richard Young Exrs.2 

Family

(-----) (of Solomon) Russell b. c 1752

Citations

  1. [S2816] Mary Frances Carey, Nelson, The Accomack County, Virginia Line, Charts.
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 305 (will of Solomon Russell, wife Mary).
  3. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Robert Nelson

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Robert was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Robert served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Robert Nelson, a Sergeant in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

William Nicholson

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750William was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Nicholson, a Captain in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

William Nock

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750William was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Nock, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Miles Northam

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited7 Nov 2016
Birth*circa 1750Miles was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Miles served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Miles Northam, a soldier in the Army..1 
Will - Witnessed*2 June 1783Miles witnessed a will on 2 June 1783 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that William Young, Thomas Fisher & Mills Northam witnessed the will of John Johnson, wife Famy.2 
Will - Witnessed27 September 1785Miles witnessed a will on 27 September 1785 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Zadock Jones, Miles Northam & Nathaniel Beavans witnessed the will of Richard Shield.3 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 339 (will of John Johnson, wife Famy).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 358 (will of Richard Shield).

Selby Onions

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Selby was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Selby served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Selby Onions, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Samuel Owens

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Samuel was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Samuel served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel Owens, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Merrill Paradise

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Merrill was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Merrill served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Merrill Paradise, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Anderson Parker IV

M, b. circa 1752, d. before 26 May 1778
FatherRobert Parker Sr.1 b. c 1718, d. b 29 Nov 1774
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1725, d. c 1759
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited2 Aug 2014
Birth*circa 1752Anderson was born circa 1752 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*5 August 1774Anderson was named in his father's will on 5 August 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Robert Parker Sr., wife Peggy, named sons Samuel, John, Anderson, Robert, Charles and daughters Scarburgh Parker, Catharine Parker, Molly Parker, Peggy Parker & Esther Parker (Samuel & Esther under age).1 
Will*4 December 1774Anderson made a will on 4 December 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. To brother John Parker. Sisters Scarbrough Parker & Catharine Parker residual legatees. Brother John Parker & John Brickhouse, Sr., Exrs. Witt: John Riley, Parker, Smith Martain, Charles Parker.2 
Rev War Veteran*circa 1776Anderson served in the Revolutionary War in circa 1776 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Anderson Parker, a Sergeant in the Army..3 
Death*before 26 May 1778He died before 26 May 1778 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.2 
Rev War heirs named*29 July 1835Anderson's heirs were named on 29 July 1835 at Accomack Co, VA. Nancy Kelly, Rachel Phillips, George Cutler, Betsey Phillips, Anderson P. Bloxom, Rachel Garrison and Nancy Kellam are the only heirs at law of Anderson Parker, who was a soldier in the Virginia Continential Line in the Rev. War.4 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 280 (will of Robert Parker Sr., wife Peggy).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 310 (will of Anderson Parker).
  3. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  4. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 57 (heirs of Anderson Parker, a soldier in the Virginia Continental Line).

Caleb Parker

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Caleb was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Caleb served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Caleb Parker, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Levin (99A) Parker1

M, b. circa 1755
FatherPhillip (41) Parker b. c 1698, d. b 24 Feb 1784
MotherAnn Rowles b. c 1726, d. b 26 Sep 1814
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bennett (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited3 May 2007
Birth*circa 1755Levin was born circa 1755 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Levin served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Levin Parker, a soldier in the Army..2 

Citations

  1. [S940] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 450 (Utie-Bennett Family).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Robert Parker

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Robert was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Robert served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Robert Parker, a seaman in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Gen. Thomas Parker

M, b. circa 1750, d. 24 January 1820
Last Edited30 Jan 2011
Birth*circa 1750Thomas was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Thomas served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thomas Parker (VA): 1st Lieutenant 9th Virgnia, 4 Jul 1776; taken prisoner at Germantown, 4 Oct 1777; Captain, 23 Apr 1778; transferred to 5th Virginia, 12 Feb 1781; transferred to 1st Virginia, 1 Jan 1783; and served to close of war. Additional service: Lieutenant - Colonel 8th US Infrantry, 8 Jan 1799; hororably discharged 15 Jun 1800; Colonel 12th US Infantry, 12 Mar 1812; Brig - General, 12 Mar 1813; resigned 1 Nov 1814. (Died 24 Jan 1820.)1,2 
Death*24 January 1820Thomas died on 24 January 1820.1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  2. [S796] With Addenda by Robert H. Kelby Francis B. Heitman, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army during the War of the Revolution, April 1775 to December 1783 (New, Revised and Enlarged Edition of 1914, with Addenda, 1932), p. 426.

Thomas (187) Parker Jr.1

M, b. circa 1760, d. 24 June 1793
FatherCol. Clement (91) Parker b. c 1721, d. b 30 Apr 1783
MotherRosannah (-----) b. c 1735
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bennett (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited12 Aug 2007
Birth*circa 1760Thomas was born circa 1760 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1777Thomas served in the Revolutionary War in in 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thomas Parker Jr., a Midshipman in the Virginia Navy aboard the (ITAL:)Diligence (:ITAL)galley in 1777..2,3 
Death*24 June 1793Thomas died on 24 June 1793 at Accomack Co, VA.3 

Citations

  1. [S940] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 459 (Utie-Bennett Family).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  3. [S940] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 459 (Utie-Bennett).

John Parks Sr.

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750John was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775John served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Parkes Sr., a soldier in the Militia..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Solomon Parks

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Solomon was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Solomon served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Solomon Parks, a soldier in the Army..1,2 

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Col. William (26) Parramore Sr.1,2,3

M, b. 27 December 1741, d. 4 June 1816
FatherThomas (10) Parramore b. c 1704, d. b 27 Dec 1774
MotherJoanna Cusits Hope b. c 1710
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Parramore (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited12 Dec 2017
Birth*27 December 1741William was born on 27 December 1741 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*22 October 1763He married Sarah (55) Seymour, daughter of William Digby Seymour and Rose (26) Powell, on 22 October 1763 at Northampton Co, VA. Michael Christian was the security on the M.L.B. of William Parramore and Sarah Seymour. William was of Acc Co & the son of Thomas Parramore Gentleman also of Acc Co and Sarah was the daughter Digby Seymour Gentleman dec'd..1 
Will - Father's*8 May 1773William was named in his father's will on 8 May 1773 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Thomas Parramore name son William Parramore. To son John Parramore my plantation in Maryland. To son Thomas Parramore 100 acres of marsh which I bought of John Michael, my lease Hold Estate which I bought in Bradford's Neck, as also the time to come, which shall be the season after my death, in the Lease I have from Sacker Shield where my son William now lives. Son in law Ezekiel Young. Son in law Major Guy. To grandaughter Anne Abbott, wife of Richard Abbott. Grandchildren John & Sarah Stran. Grandsons John & Robert Purnell. To Ann Holland, daughter of my son in law William Holland. Grandaughter Mary Holland, daughter of William. Grandson William Stran. To son William Parramore 100 acres land & marsh on the Beach which I bought of Mr. William Burton, deceased Son William my heir apparent. Daughters Sarah Guy & Elizabeth Guy. Sons William, John & Thomas, daughter Mary Holland & the children of Sinah Stran, deceased residual legatees. Sons William, John & Thomas Parramore Exrs. Witt: Samuel Long, Henry Heath, George Bell.4 
Anecdote*1774 Col. William Parramore was a member of the Acc County Committee of Safety in 1774 and qualified as a justice on 25 Apr 1775.5 
Rev War Veteran*1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Parramore, a Colonel in the Militia..6,7 
Est Settm't Father's*26 March 1776He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 26 March 1776 at Accomack Co, VA. John and Thomas Parramore, Major Guy with wife Sarah, William Holland with wife Anne, Richard Abbott with wife Anne, along with minors William Stran, John Stran and Sarah Stran (represented by Major Guy), the children and representatives of Thomas Parramore complained against William Parramore, the son and heir of Thomas Parramore. Ordered that the sale of Negroes mentioned in the bill as follows – Jamey, bought by William Parramore (the respondent) £96:10:00; Stephen, bought by William Parramore (the respondent) 33:20:00; Esther, bought by William Holland 31:02:06; Tab, a child, bought by Major Guy 8:00:00; – be held stable and that the money arising from the sale be divided between the complainants.8 
Will - Named as heir*before 21 February 1778William was named as a heir in a will before 21 February 1778 at Accomack Co, VA. In her Nunc. (verbal) will, which was reduced to writing in less than 24 hours after her death, Rachel Phillips gave to Jacob Phillips the still which my husband desired he should have. To Jacob Badger. To Ann Chandler. To Thomas & William Parramore. To Margerit Buntain. To Abel Buntain. To Jonathan Groton, "all my husband's clothes & my husband's chest, 1 pair silver buttons". To Sarah Shield. To Susannah More. To Leah Chandler. To John Phillips, son of John. Margeret Buntain, Ann Chandler, Jonathan Groton & Susannah More residual legatees - William Parramore to have the care of Susannah More's estate. Proved on 21 Feb 1778 and probated on 31 Mar 1778 by Leah Chandler who first relinquished her legacy in said will. William Parramore qualified.9 
Rev War Pub Ser*1781William was paid for public service during the Revolutionary War in 1781 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Parramore on a list found in the Archives of the Virginia State Library of Accomack County people who were paid for public service from 1781 to 1783..7 
Marriage*12 November 1802He married Sarah (85) Custis, daughter of Robinson (238) Custis and Mary (35) Parramore, on 12 November 1802 at Accomack Co, VA. John Henderson was the security on the M.L.B. of Wm. Parramore Sr. and Sarah Grinnalds..10 
Death*4 June 1816William died on 4 June 1816 at age 74.2 
Burial*His body was interred at Belle Vue Cem, Locustville, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as Col. William Parramore, the husband of Sarah and the son of Thomas & Joanna Parramore. He died leaving 2 sons, Thos. & Wm. & 8 grandchidren..2 

Family 1

Sarah (55) Seymour b. c 1741, d. 25 Apr 1802
Marriage*22 October 1763He married Sarah (55) Seymour, daughter of William Digby Seymour and Rose (26) Powell, on 22 October 1763 at Northampton Co, VA. Michael Christian was the security on the M.L.B. of William Parramore and Sarah Seymour. William was of Acc Co & the son of Thomas Parramore Gentleman also of Acc Co and Sarah was the daughter Digby Seymour Gentleman dec'd..1 
Children 1.Thomas (63) Parramore+ b. 24 Dec 1764, d. 18 May 1832
 2.Col. William (64) Parramore+ b. 24 Dec 1767, d. 21 Aug 1841

Family 2

Sarah (85) Custis b. c 1745, d. b 22 Feb 1819
Marriage*12 November 1802He married Sarah (85) Custis, daughter of Robinson (238) Custis and Mary (35) Parramore, on 12 November 1802 at Accomack Co, VA. John Henderson was the security on the M.L.B. of Wm. Parramore Sr. and Sarah Grinnalds..10 

Citations

  1. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  2. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 779 (Parramore Family).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 281 (will of Thomas Parramore).
  5. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 782 (Parramore Family).
  6. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  7. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  8. [S2701] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1773-1777, Volumes 26 & 27, p. 222 (26 Mar 1776 Court).
  9. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 309 (will of Rachel Phillips).
  10. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Joshua Perkins

M, b. circa 1752, d. before 26 September 1832
MotherEsther Perkins II1 b. 1730
Last Edited21 Oct 2013
Birth*circa 1752Joshua was born circa 1752 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Rev War Veteran*1777Joshua served in the Revolutionary War in in 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Joshua Perkins, a seaman in the Navy..3 
Rev War Veteran6 June 1777He served in the Revolutionary War on 6 June 1777. Joshua Perkins was a member of Captain Windsor Brown's Virginia Company of troops when Brown advertised in the 6 June 1777 issue of the Virginia Gazette that he had deserted. Brown described him as: a mulatto, about 5 feet 6 or 7 inches high, 24 or 25 years old, and is a straight made fellow; had on a short striped jacket, a felt hat bound round with French lace (Virginia Gazette, Purdie edition, p. 3, col. 3). (NOTE: This seems to be an Amry unit and the Joshua Perkins of Accomack was a seaman in the Navy.)1 
Death*before 26 September 1832He died before 26 September 1832 at Accomack Co, VA. George Bloxom, William Andrews and Joshua Perkins, seaman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War, all died intestate.4 
Rev War heirs named*29 May 1834Joshua's heirs were named on 29 May 1834 at Accomack Co, VA. Sally Perkins is the only heir at law of Joshua Perkins, seaman in the the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War.5 

Citations

  1. [S2153] Paul Heinegg, Perkins Family of Accomack Co, Virginia and North Carolina.
  2. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  3. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  4. [S186] Stratton Nottingham, Revolutionary Soldiers & Sailors from Accomack County, VA, p. 42 (Acc Co Orders, 1832-1836, p. 21).
  5. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 52 & 61 (Joshua Perkins heir).

Nimrod Perkins

M, b. circa 1755, d. before 24 September 1849
MotherEsther Perkins II b. 1730
Last Edited30 Jun 2011
Birth*circa 1755Nimrod was born circa 1755 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Bound Out*28 August 1765He was bound out on 28 August 1765. He was bound as an apprentice shoemaker to William Sacker James in Accomack County on 28 August 1765 (Orders 1764-65, 489). He was taxable in Accomack County in 1785 and 1790 (PPTL, 1782-1814, frames 154, 347), a "Mulatto" taxable in Northampton County in 1787 and 1788 (PPTL, 1782-1823, frames 74, 81).1 
Rev War Veteranbetween 1777 and 1781He served in the Revolutionary War between 1777 and 1781. On 31 July 1832 Nimrod Perkins states he enlisted as a drummer on board the Diligence Galley in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War in 1777 and continued on board until she was laid up in 1781, and that he was on board and in the service more than three years. When he entered, Johannas Watson was captain, Richard Paker was 1st lieut. and Jesse Canon 2nd lieut. He was born in Accomack Co; was a resident of the county when he enlisted and when he was discharged. He received a Virginia Military Land Warrent for 100 acres and scrip for the same for said service.2,3 
Census head*1800Nimrod was listed as a head of household in the census of 1800 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Nimrod Purkins a head of household. There was 1 free white female, age 16-26, and 2 Free Negroes, so he must have been one of the Free Negroes.4 
Death*before 24 September 1849He died before 24 September 1849 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Nimrod Perkins was granted to William Nock with Thomas Paramore, Zadock Nock & Peter D. Corbin securities.5 

Citations

  1. [S2153] Paul Heinegg, Perkins Family of Accomack Co, Virginia and North Carolina.
  2. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 33 (Nimrod Perkins a drummer on the Diligence).
  3. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  4. [S578] Jody Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 422 (adm of Nimrod Perkins to William Nock).

Richard Pettigrew

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Richard was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Richard served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Richard Pettigrew, a seaman in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

George Philby

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750George was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775George served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as George Philby, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Pvt. Elijah Phillips

M, b. circa 1760
Last Edited23 Aug 2016
Birth*circa 1760Elijah was born circa 1760 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1780Elijah served in the Revolutionary War in in 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Elijah Phillips, a soldier in the Army..1 
Rev War Rep named*2 September 1807Elijah's representative was named on 2 September 1807 at Accomack Co, VA. Benjamin Phillips representative of Charles Phillips & Elijah Phillips.2 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  2. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 7 (Benjamin Phillips representative of Charles Phillips & Elijah Phillips).

Jacob Phillips

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Jacob was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Jacob served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Jacob Phillips, a Boatswain in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

John Phillips

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750John was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775John served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Phillips, a soldier in the Militia..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Jonathan Phillips

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Jonathan was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Jonathan served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Jonathan Phillips, a soldier in the Militia..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Pvt. Matthias Phillips1

M, b. circa 1752, d. between 1820 and 1830
Last Edited15 Aug 2016
Birth*circa 1752Matthias was born circa 1752 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Rev War Veteran*1780Matthias served in the Revolutionary War in in 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Matthias Phillips, a soldier in the Army..2,1 
Marriage*circa 1790He married Polly (-----) circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census head*1820Matthias was listed as a head of household in the census of 1820 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Matthais Phillips, a head of HH age 45+ (born before 1775). Listed with him were 2M16-26, 1F10-16, 1F16-26, 1F45+ and no slaves or Free Colored. (NOTE: He was the only Matthais Phillips shown as a head of HH in Accomack Co, VA.)3 
Rev War Declaration*2 August 1820He made a declaration regarding his service in the Rev. War on 2 August 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Matthias Phillips, age 68. He enlisted in company of Capt. Thomas Parramore, 9th Va. Regt; served 2 years. Pension 4410; applied 9 July 1818 under act of 1818. Has wife Polly, daughter age 28, and a litttle girl Rachel Rooks he keeps for her victuals and clothes.1 
Death*between 1820 and 1830He died between 1820 and 1830.3 

Family

Polly (-----) b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 12 (Declaration of Matthias Phillips).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  3. [S578] Jody Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820 Accomack Co, VA, Census.

William Phillips

M, b. circa 1750
FatherJohn Phillips1 b. c 1710, d. b 29 Jan 1760
MotherTabitha Watkinson1 b. c 1715
Last Edited23 Aug 2009
Birth*circa 1750William was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*18 November 1756William was named in his father's will on 18 November 1756 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son William Phillips in the will of John Phillips, wife Tabitha.1 
Rev War Veteran*1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Phillips, a seaman in the Navy..2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 196 (will of John Phillips, wife Tabitha).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Capt. William Polk (shoemaker)

M, b. circa 1743, d. October 1805
Father(father of Wm & Robt) Polk1 b. c 1710
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited27 Aug 2015
Birth*circa 1743William was born circa 1743 at Cumberland Co, Pennsylvania. Martha Galbreath refers to the will of John Polk, 27 Oct 1772, Cumberland Co, PA, for clues of his parents. W.H. Polks says he may have been descended from the Maryland or Delware Polks, but said his parents were not shown by the data at his command. (NOTE: Neither of them mentioned a possible brother Robert Polk who may have been in business with him and who was mentioned in court cases with him, but not specifically as a brother.)2,3 
Marriage25 January 1764He married Sabra (71) Bradford, daughter of William (42) Bradford and Sarah (-----), on 25 January 1764.4,5 
Court - name in stat*2 May 1765Capt. William Polk (shoemaker) was named in a statement that was recorded in court records on 2 May 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. Isaac Smith (adm of George Graham, decd) admitted owing William Polk £8:13:05, but said he did not have the assets to pay the debt; he was to do so when the assets were available.6 
Court - plaintiff*31 July 1765He was a plaintiff in a court case on 31 July 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. William Polk vs John Carmine was agreed and dismissed. William Polk sued William Taylor, who failed to appear; Polk was to recover £1:19:00.7 
Court - plaintiff25 September 1765He was a plaintiff in a court case on 25 September 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. William Polk sued Straton Burton.8 
Jury duty*27 September 1765He served on a jury on 27 September 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Polk.9 
Court - namd in suit30 October 1765He was named in a lawsuit on 30 October 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. John Murray sued Robert Polk (bail: William Polk), who was granted a hearing.10 
Court - namd in suit*30 October 1765He was named in a lawsuit on 30 October 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. William Polk sued the following who were to pay him the following amounts: Levi Nock - £1:11:02, John Parker Jr - £3:16:07, Thomas Nelson - £1:16:09, Revel Custis - £2:06:02, John Whie - £2:07:09. William Polk vs Moses Taylor was agreed and dismissed. William Polk vs Edmund Bradford was agreed and dismissed.11 
Court - namd in suit28 May 1766He was named in a lawsuit on 28 May 1766 at Accomack Co, VA. Littleton Dennis was granted attachment against William Polk and Robert Polk, who failed to appear.12 
Court - name in stat26 June 1766He was named in a statement that was recorded in court records on 26 June 1766 at Accomack Co, VA. In Littleton Dennis vs Wm and Robert Polk, the sheriff reported that the defendants had no goods in the county to attach; another attachment issued.13 
Court - namd in suit29 July 1766He was named in a lawsuit on 29 July 1766 at Accomack Co, VA. Littleton Dennis vs William and Robert Polk was dismissed; the sheriff reported the Polks had no goods in his bailiwick.14 
Court - namd in suit28 October 1766He was named in a lawsuit on 28 October 1766 at Accomack Co, VA. In the case of William Polk vs Straton Burton, the jury awarded Polk damages of £5:14:07.15 
Anecdote*28 November 1766 On 28 Nov 1766 in Accomack Court Robert Polk admitted owing John Murray £21:11:10 ½ (Pennsylvania money) with 6% interest from 8 January 1763. (CaSa: 2 June 1767.)1 
Court - namd in suit28 November 1766He was named in a lawsuit on 28 November 1766 at Accomack Co, VA. Henry Scarburgh admitted owing William Polk & Co £17:16:01. William Polk & Co sued George Bonwell, who could not be found and was ordered arrested. Robert Jacob’s attachment against William Polk was dismissed with Polk to recover costs. (CaSa: 10 Dec 1766.)16 
Jury duty29 January 1767He served on a jury on 29 January 1767 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Polk.17 
Bound To*26 February 1767He had a child bound to him on 26 February 1767 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. The St George Parish churchwardens bound out Levin White to William Polk till lawful age to learn the trade of shoemaker.18 
Court - namd in suit1 April 1767He was named in a lawsuit on 1 April 1767 at Accomack Co, VA. William Polk sued William Arbuckle, who was not found and ordered arrested. William Polk sued the following: William Meers (absent), to pay £1:14:08 ½. (CaSa: 9 Apr 1767); Charles Bayly Jr, agreed and dismissed; Thomas Budd (absent), to pay £3:19:00 (CaSa: 9 Apr, 11 May 1767); John Carmine (absent), to pay £1:00:06 and 59 lbs tobacco (CaSa: 9 Apr, 11 May 1767). William Polk sued Levi Nock, who failed to appear; he was to pay £1:18:08 and 59 lbs tobacco. (CaSa: 9 Apr 1767). William Polk sued William Taylor, who failed to appear; he was to pay £1:19:00 and 59 lbs tobacco. (CaSa: 9 Apr 1767).19 
Court - namd in suit28 May 1767He was named in a lawsuit on 28 May 1767 at Accomack Co, VA. William Polk & Co vs George Bonwell was agreed/dismissed. William Polk sued the following who failed to appear: Jonathan Holland, to pay £2:07:08 ½. (CaSa: 18 Jun 1767); Thomas Quetor, to pay £3:05:07 (CaSa: 5 Jun 1767); Laban Belote, to pay £3:04:02 ½ (CaSa: 18 Jun 1767); John Kellam (son of Jona), to pay £4:13:00 (released, except for costs); Thomas Teague, to pay £2:03:06. (CaSa: 5 Jun 1767).20 
Jury duty30 October 1767He served on a jury on 30 October 1767 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Polk.21 
Court - named in ord*28 June 1768He was named in a court order on 28 June 1768 at Accomack Co, VA. William Polk countermanded his order to arrest John Wise (constable).22 
Land wit deed*26 July 1768He witnessed a deed on 26 July 1768 at Accomack Co, VA. A deed from Edmund Bradford to Henry Heath was proved by William Bradford, William Polk and Sabra Polk.23 
Court - namd in suit27 July 1768He was named in a lawsuit on 27 July 1768 at Accomack Co, VA. William Polk and Robert Polk sued William Seymour and William Heath, who were granted time.24 
Court - namd in suit26 October 1768He was named in a lawsuit on 26 October 1768 at Accomack Co, VA. Henry Scarburgh admitted owing William Polk & Co £8:08:07 and 251 lbs tobacco. (CaSa: 15 Jul 1769).25 
Court - named in ord27 October 1768He was named in a court order on 27 October 1768 at Accomack Co, VA. Upon the motion of Thomas Custis, it was ordered that Arthur Upshur, John Coleburn, Levin Teackle and William Polk audit/settle the administration accounts of the estate of William Wharton (dec'd).26 
Court - namd in suit3 February 1769He was named in a lawsuit on 3 February 1769 at Accomack Co, VA. William Polk was awarded nothing from Thomas Teague, who recovered costs. Teague’s witness: Elisha Cobb (3 days). William Polk sued Nicholas Potter, who failed to appear; he was to pay £2:05:10 ½ and 59 lbs tobacco. (CaSa: 15 Jul 1769). William Polk vs John Kellam was continued for trial. (NOTE: These were the last entries in Accomack County Order books Vol. 21-23, 1765-1769, which were the last ledger books abstracted by JoAnn Riley McKey as of 23 Aug 2015. After looking at the entries between 2 May 1765 and 3 Feb 1769 it appears that William Polk and Robert Polk, who may have been his brother, where in business togehter and have may have been from Pennsylvania, which included much of the state of Delaware during this period.)27 
Will - Witnessed*25 September 1770William witnessed a will on 25 September 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that William Polk & Charles Richardson witnessed the will of Littleton Lingo, wife Elizabeth.28 
Will - Witnessed21 May 1771William witnessed a will on 21 May 1771 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that William Polk and William Stockley witnessed the will of Mary Bradford.29 
Will - Proved a will*27 December 1774William proved a will on 27 December 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that James Henry & William Polk proved the will of Samuel Bagge.30 
Rev War Veteran*1777William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Polk, a Captain in the Militia. He took the oath in 1777. Capt. William Polk's company was attached to a regiment commanded by Col. William Parramore..31,5,32 
Security on Admin*2 December 1779He was security on the administration of an estate on 2 December 1779 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Jeremiah Parker Addison was granted to Nathan Addison with William Polk & Reuben Joyne securities.33 
Rev War Pub Ser*1781William was paid for public service during the Revolutionary War in 1781 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Polk on a list found in the Archives of the Virginia State Library of Accomack County people who were paid for public service from 1781 to 1783..31 
Rev War Veteran26 November 1783He served in the Revolutionary War on 26 November 1783 at Accomack Co, VA. William Polk was allowed for repairing arms for the Militia 13 shillings.34 
Will - Father-in-law*31 January 1784William was named in his father-in-law's will on 31 January 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son-in-law William Polk in the will of William Bradford, wife Sarah. He also named a daughter Sabra Polk.35 
Security on Admin26 May 1784He was security on the administration of an estate on 26 May 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Comfort Warrington was granted to William Badger with Henry Heath & William Polk securities.36 
Security on Admin27 July 1785He was security on the administration of an estate on 27 July 1785 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of William Badger was granted to John Smith, Pungo: with Severn East & William Polk securities.37 
Will - Son-in-law's*3 October 1785William was named in his son-in-law's will on 3 October 1785 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Polk, father of my wife Sally, in the will of Jacob Lurton.38 
Land inherited*1785He inherited land in 1785 at tract A43, Wachapreague, Accomack Co, VA. William and Sarah Bradford deeded all of their land in this tract to their daughter Sabra and her husband William Polk, stating that when a grandson Nathaniel Polk became 21, the home place of 275 acres was to go to him, but if he died without issue, then to his brother Robert. It was the north half of the tract. William and Sabra Polk were to retain the south part for their lives and then it was to go to their son James Polk. Apparantly Sabra had died and William married again, because in 1800 he and a wife Anne Polk deeded to James Polk 145 acres in which William had a life interest. Two years later William alone deeded 140 acres more to James. In 1805 James and Elizabeth Polk sold 270 acres to James Garrison.39 
Tax list (personal)*21 April 1787He was on the personal property tax list on 21 April 1787 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Polk & was charged with tax for himself, 1 white male above age 16 and under 21, 2 blacks above age 16, 1 black under age 16, 5 horses and 14 head of cattle. He was listed near Shadrack Lecatt, Robert Nock, Labin Potter & Robinson Savage.40 
Security on Admin29 April 1790He was security on the administration of an estate on 29 April 1790 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Zepheniah Bradford was granted to Elizabeth Bradford with John Mears, son of John, Robert Twiford, Robinson Savage & William Polk securities.41 
Marriage*circa 1792He married Anne 'Nancy' (-----) circa 1792 at tract A43, Wachapreague, Accomack Co, VA. By 1790 Sabra Polk and her sons Nathaniel and Robert had all died, because William alone executed a mortgage on the 275 acres, saying that it had reverted to him upon the death of Nathaniel, and four years later William and his second wife Anne sold 200 acres to John Garrison. She was not named in her mother Sarah Bradford's will dated 3 Oct 1794 and instead Sarah named her Polk granddaughters.39 
Will - Mother-in-law*3 October 1794William was named in his mother-in-law's will on 3 October 1794 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Polk when he qualified at probate of the estate of Sarah Bradford.42 
Security on Admin29 December 1794He was security on the administration of an estate on 29 December 1794 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Henry Townsend was granted to Sally Townsend with William Polk & William Townsend securities.43 
Census head*1800William was listed as a head of household in the census of 1800 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Polk a head of household, age 45+ (born before 1755). Listed with him were 1M10-16, 1F10-16, 1F26-45 and 3 slaves.44 
Land sold3 November 1800He sold land on 3 November 1800 at Bradford Neck, St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. For 60 pounds current money of Virginia William Polk & Nancy his wife sold a tract of land in St. George Parish in Bradford Neck to James Polk (son of the said William) bounded by Matchapungo River on the west by John Garrison Senr, on the north & east by . . . etc . . . etc. until it come to the Neck Road, then down the Neck Road until it comes to a straight line with the said James Polk's house including the said house to Matchapungo River containing 145 acres. Witt: Custis Willis, Revel West, Jam Revil, William Read. Recorded 16 May 1801.45 
Deed of Mort name in1 December 1802He was named in deed of mortgage on 1 December 1802 at Accomack Co, VA. William Polk (alone, no wife) sold cattle, beds & funiturne, one mare called Peg & her colt to James Polk for 56 pounds current money of Virginia, but if the 56 pounds is paid to him on his demand, then this to be void and if he sells the property for 56 pounds the remainder to be returned to William Polk. Witt: Edmund Read, Caleb Bradford, John Polk & Sally Harmon. It was recorded on 27 June 1803.46 
Land sold*1 December 1802He sold land on 1 December 1802 at Bradford Neck, St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. For 150 pounds current money of Virginia William Polk sold James Polk 140 acres of land in St. George Parish & Bradford Neck being the same land Will: Polk lives on & which Will: Polk has a life estate under the will of William Bradford late of Accomack County dec'd. Signed William Polk. Witt: Edmond Read, Hillary Mears, Sally Harmon. Recorded 27 June 1802.47 
Comm of Wrecks named*5 February 1805William was named in an appointment of Commissioner of Wrecks on 5 February 1805 at Accomac, Accomack Co, VA. John Teakle Jr. to the Governor - Asking the appointment of another Commissioner of Wrecks in place of William Polk, now too infirm for the duty.48 
Comm of Wrecks named10 May 1805William was named in an appointment of Commissioner of Wrecks on 10 May 1805 at Accomack Co, VA. John Teackle to the Governor - Informing him of the willingness of Mr. Polk to surrender the office of Commissioner of Wrecks on account of his inability, and recommending William Parramore, Esq., for the said office.49 
Death*October 1805He died in October 1805 at North Carolina.50 

Family 1

Sabra (71) Bradford b. c 1743, d. 1786
Marriage25 January 1764He married Sabra (71) Bradford, daughter of William (42) Bradford and Sarah (-----), on 25 January 1764.4,5 
Children 1.Sally Polk+38 b. 11 Mar 1766, d. 4 Aug 1827
 2.Margaret 'Peggy' Polk35 b. 24 Jan 1768, d. 26 Nov 1837
 3.Nathaniel Polk35 b. 15 May 1770, d. b 1790
 4.Bridget Polk35 b. 3 Jun 1772, d. 1827
 5.James (of Wm) Polk+35 b. 4 Apr 1774, d. 11 Feb 1857
 6.Jane 'Jinny or Ginney' Polk42 b. 5 Apr 1776
 7.Robert Polk35 b. 3 Jun 1778
 8.Martha 'Patsy' Polk+35 b. 27 Sep 1780, d. b 10 Jan 1842
 9.Amelia 'Milly' Polk42 b. 13 Oct 1782
 10.William Polk51 b. 5 Jul 1784, d. 14 Jan 1835
 11.John Polk51 b. 10 Mar 1786, d. c 1806

Family 2

Anne 'Nancy' (-----) b. c 1760
Marriage*circa 1792Capt. William Polk (shoemaker) married Anne 'Nancy' (-----) circa 1792 at tract A43, Wachapreague, Accomack Co, VA. By 1790 Sabra Polk and her sons Nathaniel and Robert had all died, because William alone executed a mortgage on the 275 acres, saying that it had reverted to him upon the death of Nathaniel, and four years later William and his second wife Anne sold 200 acres to John Garrison. She was not named in her mother Sarah Bradford's will dated 3 Oct 1794 and instead Sarah named her Polk granddaughters.39 
Child 1.Priscilla Polk2 b. 21 Apr 1793, d. 1810

Citations

  1. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 78 (28 Nov 1766 Court).
  2. [S2535] Martha Steed Watson Galbreath, Daughters of the American Revolution Application - Martha Steed Watson Galbreath to Capt. William Polk (found at the Eastern Shore Public Library, Genealogy Box #6).
  3. [S2537] William Harrison Polk, Polk Family and Kinsmen, p. 725.
  4. [S2537] William Harrison Polk, Polk Family and Kinsmen, p. 717.
  5. [S940] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 205 (Richard Smith Family).
  6. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 124 (2 May 1765 Court).
  7. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 146 (31 July 1765 Court).
  8. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 165 (25 Sep 1765 Court).
  9. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 169 (27 Sep 1765 Court).
  10. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 178 (30 Oct 1765 Court).
  11. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 178 & 179 (30 Oct 1765 Court).
  12. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 17 (28 May 1766 Court).
  13. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 31 (26 June 1766 Court).
  14. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 32 (29 July 1766 Court).
  15. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 71 (28 Oct 1766 Court).
  16. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 82 (28 Nov 1766 Court).
  17. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 91 (29 January 1767 Court).
  18. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 102 (26 Feb 1767 Court).
  19. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 105 & 106 & 107 (1 April 1767 Court).
  20. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 125 & p. 129 (28 May 1767 Court).
  21. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 166 (30 Oct 1767 Court).
  22. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 218 (28 June 1768 Court).
  23. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 225 (26 July 1768 Court).
  24. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 230 (27 July 1768 Court).
  25. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 244 (26 Oct 1768 Court).
  26. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 246 (27 Oct 1768 Court).
  27. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 262 (3 Feb 1769 Court).
  28. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 255 (will of Littleton Lingo, wife Elizabeth).
  29. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 262 (will of Mary Bradford).
  30. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 281 (will of Samuel Bagge).
  31. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  32. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 38 (record of John Phillips, age about 70).
  33. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 304 (adm of Jeremiah Parker Addison to Nathan Addison).
  34. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 5.
  35. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 356 (will of William Bradford, wife Sarah).
  36. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 325 (adm of Comfort Warrington to William Badger).
  37. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 344 (adm of William Badger to John Smith).
  38. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 360 (will of Jacob Lurton, wife Sally the daughter of William Polk).
  39. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 774 (tract A43).
  40. [S142] Netti Schreiner-Yantis and Florence Love, Accomack Co, VA, Personal Property Tax Lists For The Year 1787, p. 100 & 112.
  41. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 372 (adm of Zepheniah Bradford to Elizabeth Bradford).
  42. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 420 (will of Sarah Bradford).
  43. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 411 (adm of Henry Townsend to Sally Townsend).
  44. [S578] Jody Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  45. [S289] Accomack Co, VA, District Court, Wills & Deeds, 1800-06, p. 154 (William Polk & wife to James Polk).
  46. [S620] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds, No. 010, 1800-1804, p. 385 (William Polk to James Polk).
  47. [S620] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds, No. 010, 1800-1804, p. 386 (William Polk to James Polk).
  48. [S2536] H.W. Flournoy Secretary of the Commonwealth and State Librarian, Calender of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts from January 1, 1799 to December 31, 1807, Volume IX, p. 436.
  49. [S2536] H.W. Flournoy Secretary of the Commonwealth and State Librarian, Calender of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts from January 1, 1799 to December 31, 1807, Volume IX, p. 439.
  50. [S2535] Martha Steed Watson Galbreath, Daughters of the American Revolution Application - Martha Steed Watson Galbreath to Capt. William Polk (found at the Eastern Shore Public Library, Genealogy Box #6), citing History of Henry Co, Indiana, 1884, p. 521, published by Interstate Publishing Co, Chicago.
  51. [S2534] Heather Green, to M.K. Miles.

John Potter

M, b. circa 1750, d. before 18 December 1809
FatherNicholas Potter1 b. c 1730, d. b 26 May 1794
Last Edited28 Aug 2009
Birth*circa 1750John was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775John served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Potter, a soldier in the Army..2 
Will - Father's26 May 1789John was named in his father's will on 26 May 1789 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son John in the will of Nicholas Potter. He was given 1 shilling. He and John Spiers were named Extrs.1 
Death*before 18 December 1809John died before 18 December 1809. It was on this date that he was shown as John Potter dec'd on his daughter's marriage to John Mapp..3 

Family

Child 1.Susanna Potter b. c 1785

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 415 (will of Nicholas Potter).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  3. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns), p. 177 (marriage of John Mapp & Susanna Potter of John dec'd).

Maj. John Poulson

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited8 Dec 2008
Birth*circa 1750John was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775John served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Poulson (VA): 1st Lieutenant 9th Virginia, 5 Feb 1776; Captain 17 Jul 1776; taken prisoner near Germantown, 5 Oct 1777; exchanged 2 Nov 1780; retained as Major 8th Virginia, 12 Feb 1781, to rank from 12 May 1779; retired 1 Jan 1783.

.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  2. [S796] With Addenda by Robert H. Kelby Francis B. Heitman, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army during the War of the Revolution, April 1775 to December 1783 (New, Revised and Enlarged Edition of 1914, with Addenda, 1932), p. 450.

Samuel Powell

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Samuel was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Samuel served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel Powell, a Quartermaster in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Solomon Powell

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Solomon was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Solomon served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Solomon Powell, a Quartermaster in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

William Raleigh

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750William was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Raleigh, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Samuel Ramsey

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Samuel was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Samuel served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel Ramsey, a soldier in the Militia..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Edmund Read

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Edmund was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Edmund served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Edmund Read, a soldier in the Militia..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

John Richards

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750John was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775John served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Richards, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Preeson Richards

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Preeson was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Preeson served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Preeson Richards, a Corporal in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

William Richards

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750William was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Richards, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

William (of Charles) Richardson

M, b. circa 1750
FatherCharles (of Charles) Richardson1 b. c 1728
Last Edited26 Jan 2016
Birth*circa 1750William was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Richison, a soldier in the Army..2 
Rev War Veteran*1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Richardson, a soldier in the Army..2 
Will - Brother's*2 December 1776William was named in his brother's will on 2 December 1776 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Charles Richardson left wife Elizabeth whole estate real & personal until such time (if she should have a child by me) that the said child shall come to the age of 21 years, & if she have no child to possess the said estate during her widow & should the said child die before the age of 21, the whole estate to my brother William Richardson, & for want of heirs to my bro Daniel Richardson, & for want of heirs to my bro Zerobabel Richardson, & for want of heirs to my brother Kendal Richardson. Uncle John Mears Exr. Witt: William Townsend, Robert Davidson, Meshack Matthews.1 
Will - Brother's16 October 1780William was named in his brother's will on 16 October 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Zorobabel Richardson named brother William Richardson. To brother Daniel Richardson. To brother Kendal Richardson. Friend Zorobabel Rodgers Exr. Witt: Matildah Rodgers, Zorobabel Rodgers.3 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 309 (will of Charles Richardson, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 340 (will of Zorobabel Richardson).

Zerobabel (of Charles) Richardson

M, b. circa 1750, d. before 26 November 1783
FatherCharles (of Charles) Richardson1 b. c 1728
Last Edited18 Sep 2015
Birth*circa 1750Zerobabel was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Zerobabel served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Zerobabel Richison, a soldier in the Army..2 
Will - Brother's*2 December 1776Zerobabel was named in his brother's will on 2 December 1776 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Charles Richardson left wife Elizabeth whole estate real & personal until such time (if she should have a child by me) that the said child shall come to the age of 21 years, & if she have no child to possess the said estate during her widow & should the said child die before the age of 21, the whole estate to my brother William Richardson, & for want of heirs to my bro Daniel Richardson, & for want of heirs to my bro Zerobabel Richardson, & for want of heirs to my brother Kendal Richardson. Uncle John Mears Exr. Witt: William Townsend, Robert Davidson, Meshack Matthews.1 
Will*16 October 1780Zerobabel made a will on 16 October 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Zorobabel Richardson named brother William Richardson. To brother Daniel Richardson. To brother Kendal Richardson. Friend Zorobabel Rodgers Exr. Witt: Matildah Rodgers, Zorobabel Rodgers.3 
Death*before 26 November 1783He died before 26 November 1783 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.3 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 309 (will of Charles Richardson, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 340 (will of Zorobabel Richardson).

George Riggs

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750George was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775George served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as George Riggs, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

George B. Riggs

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750George was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775George served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as George B. Riggs, a seaman in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

William Riggs

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750William was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Riggs, a seaman in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

John Riley

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750John was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775John served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Riley, a Lieutenant in the Militia..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Thomas Robins

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Thomas was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Thomas served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thomas Robins, a soldier in the Militia..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Henry Rogers

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Henry was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Henry served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Henry Rodgers, a seaman in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

James Rogers1

M, b. circa 1759
Last Edited27 Nov 2014
Birth*circa 1759James was born circa 1759 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Rev War Veteran*1780James served in the Revolutionary War in in 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as James Rodgers, a soldier in the Army..3 
Rev War Veteran21 May 1787He served in the Revolutionary War on 21 May 1787 at Accomack Co, VA. James Rodgers allowed £12 yearly in consequence of his being disable in the Service. The Sheriff is to pay him two years pension at the above rate as he is allowed in the said certificate from 1 Jan 1786. Certificate reads that James Rodgers, aged about 29 years, a private in the 9th VA Regt. and his pay was at the rate of £24 per annum was disabled in the Service of the United States by a wound received in the right leg. Allowed £ yearly to commence from 1 Jan 1786. Signed Beverly Randolph on 21 May 1787. Recorded in Accomack Co 27 Feb 1788.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 391 (will of John Rodgers Sr., wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 6 (James Rodgers allowed £12 yearly).
  3. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

John Rogers1

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited27 Nov 2014
Birth*circa 1750John was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775John served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Rogers, a soldier in the Army..2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 391 (will of John Rodgers Sr., wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Robert Rogers

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Robert was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Robert served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Robert Rogers, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Zerobabel (473) Rogers1,2

M, b. circa 1762, d. before 29 January 1793
FatherZorobabel (170) Rogers b. c 1740, d. Jan 1789
MotherMatilda (96) West b. c 1731
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited17 Aug 2014
Birth*circa 1762Zerobabel was born circa 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Zerobabel served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Zorobal Rodgers, a Captain in the Militia..3 
Rev War Pub Ser*1781Zerobabel was paid for public service during the Revolutionary War in 1781 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Zorubabel Rogers on a list found in the Archives of the Virginia State Library of Accomack County people who were paid for public service from 1781 to 1783..3 
Marriage*circa 1785He married Mary (-----) circa 1785.2 
Will - Father's*2 August 1787Zerobabel was named in his father's will on 2 August 1787 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*before 29 January 1793Zerobabel died before 29 January 1793 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on his estate was granted to John Wise, his wife Mary relinquishing..2 

Family

Mary (-----) b. c 1765

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 380 (will of Zorobabel Rodgers).
  2. [S940] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 547 (Anthony West Family).
  3. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Jacob (of John) Rogers1

M, b. circa 1762, d. before 1800
FatherJohn Rogers1 b. c 1740, d. b 1784
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1740
Last Edited1 Aug 2016
Birth*circa 1762Jacob was born circa 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*circa 1780Jacob served in the Revolutionary War in circa 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Jacob Rogers, a soldier in the Army..2 
Marriagecirca 1782He married Molly (-----) circa 1782 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*before 1800Jacob (of John) Rogers died before 1800 at Accomack Co, VA. He was evidently dec'd by this date as Molly Rodgers (Jacob) was listed as a head of household, age 45+ with 1F0-10.3 
Rev War heirs named*25 September 1832Jacob's heirs were named on 25 September 1832 at Accomack Co, VA. Jacob Rogers, a soldier in the Continential Line in the Rev. War, died intestate. Nancy Richardson is the only heir at law of the said Jacob Rogers.4 
Rev War Vet relative30 September 1844He was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 30 September 1844 at Accomack Co, VA. John Rogers, an officer in the Rev. War, died in Accomack Co. more than 60 years ago; he left 3 sons: John, Major & Jacob and a daughter Tinney. John, Major and Tinney died leaving no issue. Jacob died leaving 2 daughters: Nancy and Molly Rogers. Nancy married Daniel Richardson and died leaving 2 daughters: Polly and Sally. Molly Rogers married Richard Hutchinson and died leaving 3 children: Robert, Richard and Thomas. Polly Richardson married Richard Turner and died leaving 2 sons: George and Richard who are now living. Sally Richardson never married; is still living.1 

Family

Molly (-----) b. b 1755
Children 1.Nancy (of Jacob) Rogers+1 b. c 1782, d. b 30 Sep 1844
 2.Mary 'Molly' or 'Polly' Rogers+1 b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 65 (heirs of John Rogers, an officer in the Rev. War).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  3. [S578] Jody Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  4. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 42 (heirs of Jacob Rogers).

John Rogers

M, b. circa 1740, d. before 1784
Last Edited1 Aug 2016
Birth*circa 1740John was born circa 1740 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1762He married (-----) (-----) circa 1762.1 
Rev War Veteran*circa 1780John served in the Revolutionary War in circa 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Rogers, a Captain in the Navy..2 
Death*before 1784He died before 1784 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Rev War heirs named*30 September 1844John's heirs were named on 30 September 1844 at Accomack Co, VA. John Rogers, an officer in the Rev. War, died in Accomack Co. more than 60 years ago; he left 3 sons: John, Major & Jacob and a daughter Tinney. John, Major and Tinney died leaving no issue. Jacob died leaving 2 daughters: Nancy and Molly Rogers. Nancy married Daniel Richardson and died leaving 2 daughters: Polly and Sally. Molly Rogers married Richard Hutchinson and died leaving 3 children: Robert, Richard and Thomas. Polly Richardson married Richard Turner and died leaving 2 sons: George and Richard who are now living. Sally Richardson never married; is still living.1 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1740
Children 1.Jacob (of John) Rogers+1 b. c 1762, d. b 1800
 2.John (of John) Rogers1 b. c 1772, d. b 26 Nov 1827
 3.Major (of John) Rogers1 b. c 1774, d. b 30 Sep 1844
 4.Tinney (of John) Rogers1 b. c 1780, d. b 30 Sep 1844

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 65 (heirs of John Rogers, an officer in the Rev. War).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Adam Romas

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Adam was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Adam served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Adam Romas, a seaman in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Elijah Ross

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Elijah was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Elijah served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Elijah Ross, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

James Rowley

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750James was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775James served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as James Rowley, a Gunner's Mate in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

James Roberts

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750James was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775James served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as James Roberts, a seaman in the Navy..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Andrew (of Samuel) Russell

M, b. circa 1715, d. before 31 January 1792
FatherSamuel Russell (weaver)1 b. c 1685, d. b 23 Feb 1762
MotherAnn (-----) b. c 1695, d. b 9 Apr 1753
Last Edited16 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1715Andrew was born circa 1715 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1735He married (-----) (-----) circa 1735. 
Court - witnss event*29 August 1750Andrew (of Samuel) Russell witnessed an event that was recorded in court records on 29 August 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. Milby Russel sued Thomas Lewis for trespass and assault; a jury found him guilty and awarded Russel £3:15:00 in damages plus costs. Russel's witnesses were: Thomas Kelly (two days), Andrew Russel, Salathiel Russel and Anne Russel (one day each). Members of the jury were: Eburn Bird, Jacob Badger, Jonas Belote, Fisher Bradford, John Rodgers, Richard Hinman, Southey Simpson, Bowman Cropper, Bartholomew Twiford, William Cook, John Morgin, John Morgin Jr.2 
Court - defendant*27 August 1752He was a defendant in a court case on 27 August 1752 at Accomack Co, VA. William Andrews vs. Andrew Russel, agreed and dismissed.3 
Marriage*circa 1755He married Sarah Royal, daughter of Benjamin Royal Sr. and Rachel Townsend, circa 1755 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Will - Father's*10 July 1757Andrew was named in his father's will on 10 July 1757 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Samuel Russell, wife mentioned but not named, named sons Solomon, Salathiel, Andrew, daughters Mary Mason & Rachel Prewit, grandson William Prewit and son Milby Russell Extr & residuary legatee after wife's death.1 
Court - named in ord*31 July 1764He was named in a court order on 31 July 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. Andrew Russell was bound to the peace upon the information of James Pettigrew with wife Leah. After witnesses testified, Russell was taken into custody till posting a one year £50 bond for keeping the peace. On that same date Andrew Russell, Milby Russell, Benjamin Pruit and Benjamin Royal each posted £50 for Andrew’s keeping the peace.5 
Rev War Veteran*25 May 1779Andrew served in the Revolutionary War in on 25 May 1779 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that George Bundick was named as ensign in the room of Andrew Russell. Walker & Turman show him as Andrew Russell, an Ensign in the Militia..6,7 
Security on Admin*28 February 1781He was security on the administration of an estate on 28 February 1781 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Ralph Jutice was granted to John Lewis with Andrew Russel & Arthur Russell securities.8 
Land sold*29 December 1784He sold land on 29 December 1784 at Guilford Creek, Accomack Co, VA. Andrew Russell and Sarah his wife, to Thomas Vanderpool and Thomas Yoarks, merchants of Baltimore, MD. All that tract or parcel of land with the appurtenances lying and being near Guilford Creek in Accomack County, adjoining the land of William Thornton, William Andrews, James and Ephraim Vessells and the land of the said Andrew Russell, containing by survey 12 acres.4 
Death*before 31 January 1792He died before 31 January 1792 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Andrew Russell was granted to Ephraim Vessels with William Young security.9 

Family 1

(-----) (-----) b. c 1715
Marriage*circa 1735He married (-----) (-----) circa 1735. 
Children 1.Thomas (of Andrew) Russell+10 b. Feb 1736/37, d. b 30 Dec 1790
 2.Arthur (of Andrew) Russell+10 b. c 1740, d. a 1803
 3.Mary (of Andrew) Russell10 b. bt 1756 - 1775
 4.Hester 'Hessey' (of Andrew) Russell+ b. bt 1765 - 1775, d. a 1803

Family 2

Sarah Royal b. c 1735
Marriage*circa 1755Andrew (of Samuel) Russell married Sarah Royal, daughter of Benjamin Royal Sr. and Rachel Townsend, circa 1755 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Child 1.George (of Andrew) Russell Sr.+11 b. b 1765, d. Dec 1814

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 211 (will of Samuel Russell).
  2. [S2013] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1744-1753, Volume 18, p. 311 (29 Aug 1750 Court).
  3. [S2013] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1744-1753, Volume 18, p. 425 (27 Aug 1752 Court).
  4. [S2464] Stratton Nottingham, Russell Family from Somerset County, Maryland Records, Accomack Co Deed Bk vi, p. 195.
  5. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 52 & 53 (31 Jul 1764 Court).
  6. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  7. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 4.
  8. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 321 (adm of Ralph Justice to John Lewis).
  9. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 377 (adm of Andrew Russell to Ephraim Vessels).
  10. [S819] Mark C. Lewis, Mark C. Lewis Genealogy Research Files, Russell Family file, George Russell chart.
  11. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 459 (will of George Russell Sr.).

John Russell

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750John was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775John served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Russell, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Samuel (of Milby) Russell1

M, b. 1749, d. 4 February 1831
FatherMilby Russell I2 b. c 1722
MotherAbigail Lewis1 b. c 1730
Last Edited18 Jan 2015
Birth*1749Samuel was born in 1749 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Rev War Veteran*14 February 1776Samuel served in the Revolutionary War in on 14 February 1776 at Accomack Co, VA. He enlisted on this date in the 9th Virginia Regiment for a 2 year term and was discharged 2 years later at Camp Valley Forge, Pennsylvania..4 
Marriage*circa 1780He married (-----) Selby (Selby?) circa 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. Samuel Russell named a son Selby Russell in his will of 1 Sep 1825, so perhaps he had married a Selby.5 
Census head*1800Samuel was listed as a head of household in the census of 1800 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Sam. Russell, a head of house hold, age 45+. Listed with him were 3M0-10, 2M10-16, 2F0-10 (born 1790-1800: Damy & Comfort), 1F10-16 (born 1784-1790: Hessy), 3F16-26 (born 1774-1784: Nancy, Peggy & Elizabeth), 1F26-45 (born 1755-1774: wife) and no slaves.6 
Census head1810Samuel was listed as a head of household in the census of 1810 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel Russell, a head of house hold, age 45+. Listed with him were 1M10-16, 1M16-26, 1F0-10 (born 1800-1810: Comfort), 1F10-16 (born 1794-1800: Damy), 1F16-26 (born 1784-1794: Peggy), 1F26-45 (born 1765-1784: Nancy) and no slaves.6 
Census head*1820Samuel was listed as a head of household in the census of 1820 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel Russell, a head of house hold, age 45+. Listed with him was 1F45+ (born before 1775).6 
Declaration*2 August 1820He gave a declaration on 2 August 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. Declaration of Samuel Russell, aged 71 years. On his oath declare that he served in the Revolutionary War as follows: That he enlisted in a company of Capt. Thomas Snead in the 9th Virginia Regiment on Continental Establishment commanded by Col. Thomas Flemming, that he serviced the said two years and that a pension has heretofore been granted him under an Act of Congress passed on the 18th day of March 1818 the certificate of which is numbered 4,852, and that date of his original application was on the 9th day of July 1818. That his family consists of himself, a little girl named Lucreta Gray for whose services he gives her victuals and clothes, and a hired man named Henry Charnick. (NOTE: Evidently he had no wife at this time or he would have named her in this declaration. He did name a wife Tabitha in his declaration of 3 Apr 1823.)3,7 
Marriagebetween 2 August 1820 and 3 April 1823He married Tabitha Parks, daughter of Mark Parks (I) and Tabitha Evans, between 2 August 1820 and 3 April 1823 at Accomack Co, VA. She was not shown in Samuel Russell's declaration of Rev. War service on 2 Aug 1820 but was shown as his wife Tabitha Russell in his declaration of 3 Apr 1823..2,4 
Declaration3 April 1823Samuel (of Milby) Russell gave a declaration on 3 April 1823 at Accomack Co, VA. I, Samuel Russell, personally appeared in open Court, being a Court of record (proceeding according to the course of the common law with a jurisdiction unlimited in point of amount and keeping a record of their proceedings) for the County of Accomack, resident in said County, age 74 years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provision made by the Acts of 18 March 1818, the 1st of May 1820 and 1st of March 1823, that he the said Samuel enlisted for the term of two years on the 14th day of February 1776 in the State of Virginia in the Company commanded by Capt. Thomas Snead in the 9th Virginia Regiment commanded by Col. George Matthews in the line of the State of Virginia on the continental establishment, that he continued to serve until the term for which he enlisted expired, when he was discharged from the said service at the Camp at Valley Forge in the State of Pennsylvania, and I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th of March 1818, and that I have not since that time by gift, sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of "An Act of Congress entitled An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and Naval services of the United States in the Revolutionary War" passed on the 18th day of March 1818, and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities, contracts or debts due to me, nor have I any income other than what is contained in the schedule hereto annexed and by me subscribed, to wit: A Schedule &c. The said Samuel further states that he is unhealthy, very feeble, unable to work but little, and nearly blind; that he has no trade, and that he pursues no particular occupation; that his family consist of himself and his wife; that his wife is named Tabitha; that she is upward of sixty years old and afflicted with disease and very feeble, and that neither himself nor his wife are able to support themselves, but they have lately lived in part on the Charity of their friends, and that he is in such indigent circumstances as to be unable to support himself without the assistance of his Country or by private charity -- The said Samuel states that --- his exhibition of his first schedule considerable changes have been made in his property which has been sold to satisfy his creditors by a sale made by himself, and that not having preserved the amount of same he is unable to specify the articles so sold, and that not having kept a copy of his first schedule he is unable to state what was contained in that, but that all the property he now possesses (necessary clothing and bedding excepted) is contained the schedule now exhibited as aforesaid.4 
Will*1 September 1825Samuel made a will on 1 September 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. Samuel Russell's will was partly proved 28 Mar 1831 and fully proved 30 Mar 1831 - To wife Tabitha all of my estate without her having to give bond or security on the estate & upon her death to William Fluhart, the son of John (&) Nancy my daughter (&) his wife; Peggy Russell my daughter; Thomas Middleton, the son of George Middleton (&) Elizabeth my daughter (&) his wife; Selby Russell; Hessy Spreight my daughter; Damy Russell my daughter; & Comfort Russell my daughter. Witt: Revell Lewis, Revell Middleton & Elijah S. Bloxom.5 
Death*4 February 1831He died on 4 February 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. Samuel Russell, late a Rev. pensioner, died 4 Feb 1831.8 
Probate*30 March 1835His estate was probated on 30 March 1835 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Francis R. Ayres became the Admr. with James Lewis & Thomas Johnson securities.5 

Family

(-----) Selby (Selby?) b. c 1760, d. b 1810
Marriage*circa 1780He married (-----) Selby (Selby?) circa 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. Samuel Russell named a son Selby Russell in his will of 1 Sep 1825, so perhaps he had married a Selby.5 
Children 1.Nancy Russell+5 b. c 1780
 2.Elizabeth Russell+5 b. c 1782
 3.Peggy Russell5 b. c 1784
 4.Selby Russell5 b. c 1786
 5.Hessy Russell5 b. c 1788
 6.Diadamia 'Damey' Russell+9,5 b. c 1794
 7.Comfort Russell5 b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S819] Mark C. Lewis, Mark C. Lewis Genealogy Research Files, Russell Family file, George Russell chart.
  2. [S2463] Mark C. Lewis, letters to Miss Elizabeth Perry of 507 West Johnson Street - Staunton VA, 30 Mar 1955 letter to Miss Elizabeth Perry.
  3. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 12 (declaration of Samuel Russell, age 71).
  4. [S2464] Stratton Nottingham, Russell Family from Somerset County, Maryland Records, Accomack Co, VA Orders, 1822-1824, p. 176 (not in Nottingham's Soldiers & Sailors publication).
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 460 (will of Samuel Russell, wife Tabitha).
  6. [S578] Jody Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  7. [S2464] Stratton Nottingham, Russell Family from Somerset County, Maryland Records, Accomack Co, VA Orders, 1819-1822, p. 169.
  8. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 30.
  9. [S2463] Mark C. Lewis, letters to Miss Elizabeth Perry of 507 West Johnson Street - Staunton VA, 3 May 1955 letter to Miss Elizabeth Perry.

Solomon (of Solomon) Russell1

M, b. circa 1756, d. before 25 December 1826
FatherSolomon Russell2 b. c 1713, d. b 26 Aug 1777
MotherMary (-----)2 b. c 1730
Last Edited16 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1756Solomon was born circa 1756 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Will - Father's*13 July 1777Solomon was named in his father's will on 13 July 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Solomon Russell, wife Mary, named sons George Russell & Solomon Russell and daughters Jemimea & Mary Russell & James Nelson. Sons George & Solomon Russell, William Young, Jr. & Richard Young Exrs.2 
Rev War Veteran*1780Solomon served in the Revolutionary War in in 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Solomon Russell, a Sergeant in the Army..3 
Marriage*6 August 1805He married Jemimah Fluhart (widow) on 6 August 1805 at Accomack Co, VA. Charles Booth was the security on the M.L.B. of Solomon Russell and Jemimah Flewhart..4 
Death*before 25 December 1826Solomon (of Solomon) Russell died before 25 December 1826 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Solomon Russell was granted to John Y. Bagwell with James H. Dix & James Northam securities.5 

Family

Jemimah Fluhart (widow) b. c 1766

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 211 (will of Samuel Russell).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 305 (will of Solomon Russell, wife Mary).
  3. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  4. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 461 (adm of Solomon Russell to John Y. Bagwell).

Thomas Russell

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750Thomas was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Thomas served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thomas Russel, a Lieutenant in the Militia..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

William Russell

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited1 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 1750William was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775William served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Russell, a soldier in the Army..1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.

Moses Salisbury1

M, b. circa 1750, d. before 28 March 1831
Father(father of Moses) Salisbury b. c 1725
Last Edited29 Jul 2017
Birth*circa 1750Moses was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Moses served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Moses Salisbury, an Armourer in the Navy..2 
Death*before 28 March 1831He died before 28 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Rev War heirs named*28 March 1831Moses's heirs were named on 28 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. Peggy Bonwell, wife of Mckeel, George Salisbury, William Salisbury, George C. Salisbury, Elizabeth Salisbury, Mary Salibury, Cassey Salisbury, Robert Salisbury, the children of Joshua Salisbury of Maryland, and the children of Sally Topping, wife of Smith Topping, are the heirs at law of Moses Salisbury, who was an Armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War.3 
Rev War heirs named30 August 1831Moses's heirs were named on 30 August 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. Moses Salisbury, formerly an Armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War, died intestate leaving no parents or children nor descendants of children. He left two brothers John and Joshua, and on sister Keziah. Said John Salisbury died intestate leaving five children: Sally who married Smith Topping of Elizabeth City Co, George, Peggy now the wife of McKeel Bonwell, Thomas who has since died intestate leaving four children: John, Coleburn, Caty wife of James Mister, and Nancy widow of Levin Savage and Robert who has since died intestate leaving six children: Mary, Eliza, George, Cassey, William and Robert. The said Joshua Salisbury died intestate leaving four children: Ezekiel who has since died intestate leaving James, Betsey and Elisha; the said Keziah died intestate leaving two children, Abram Somers Jr. and Ezekiel Somers who is dead leaving one son Abram Somers Jr.4 
Rev War heirs named31 October 1831Moses's heirs were named on 31 October 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. William, Thomas, Betsey and Mary Topping are the only children and heirs of Sally Topping, one of the heirs at law of Moses Salisbury, who was an Armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War.5 

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 26 (heirs of Moses Salisbury, formerly an armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  3. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 21 (heirs of Moses Salisbury, dec'd, an Armorer in the Virginia Navy).
  4. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 26 (heirs of Moses Salisbury, dec'd, an Armorer in the Virginia Navy).
  5. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 30 (heirs of Moses Salisbury, dec'd, an Armorer in the Virginia Navy).